100 Homeless Individuals Documented Their Lives With Disposable Cameras
The breathtaking social art project is called "Through Their Eyes."
How to Prevent Mental Health Problems? Begin at the Beginning With Infants and Toddlers
A new report recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine ...
How to transplant a tree
A gardening expert offers tips for digging up a tree, moving it to its new home and re-planting it — all without killing it.
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisons
In a bid to cut costs, more state prisons and county jails are adding healthcare to the growing list of services that are outsourced to for-profit companies
10 Things to Do When a Foster Child Is Returning Home
What do you do when a foster child is returning home? If you’ve had a foster child in your home for any length of time, you know how easy it is for foster parents to get attached. However, since reunification is always the original goal of foster care, what can a foster parent do when …
5 Powerful Self-Care Tips for Abuse and Trauma Survivors
by Shahida Arabi, originally posted on Self-Care Haven Being a trauma survivor is a challenging journey, but it is also an empowering one. Trauma acts as the catalyst for us to learn how to better engage in self-care and introduces us to endless modalities for healing and expressing ourselves, enabling us to channel our crisis into our transformation. Most importantly, it gives us access to connect with other survivors who have been where we are. It is in these validating communities that we tend to find the most healing, even outside of the therapy space. Here are some tips I’ve lived by that can benefit the healing journey of those who have been through trauma and abuse 1. Positive affirmations In order to reprogram our subconscious mind, which has undoubtedly been affected by…
5 Tips to Prepare Your Autistic Child for the School Year
5 Tips to Prepare Your Autistic Child for the School Year | Do you have a child prepping to go back to school? Here are some great tips!
10 Health Effects Caused by Smoking You Didn't Know About
By 1964, it was official: The U.S. Surgeon General confirmed that cigarette smoking causes lung cancer. But in the 50 plus years that followed, we learned that smoking is responsible for a heap of other awful diseases, contributing to the tobacco epidemic we face today.
What rural communities stand to lose from proposed housing budget cuts
The Trump Administration's proposed cuts and tax reforms could reduce housing availability and affordability in rural communities.
How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm
Turning your garden into a four-season farm is easier than you think.